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On International Women’s Day, Women Save to Succeed

March 12, 2018

FSDA guest blogs on their support for our partnership with Diamond Bank and the transformational effect access to a savings account has on women’s lives.

Giving women greater financial choice and control through economic empowerment

March 5, 2018

On International Women’s Day, read why Australia is committed to advancing gender equality by driving financial inclusion for women.

Necessity is the mother of entrepreneurship: a Kashf Foundation client story

February 26, 2018

Women, especially in emerging markets, are expected to rely on their husbands for income. But what if their husband isn’t there anymore?

When Banks Ignore Women, It’s not Just a Morally Bankrupt Move: It’s Expensive Too

February 19, 2018

Emerging data from our projects in Nigeria and Pakistan counters bank leaders’ perception that women aren’t good bank clients.

Delivering on the Digital Promise for Women in Bangladesh

February 13, 2018

What needs to happen in Bangladesh before digital financial services become the financial inclusion solution for women in the country?

Women in Mexico Need More than Digital G2P to Achieve Financial Inclusion

February 5, 2018

A government opens a bank account for citizens receiving welfare payments. How can we turn recipients from “withdrawal-only” users to financially included?

Can blockchain technology solve problems for low-income women?

January 29, 2018

Why blockchain can be a game changer for women’s financial inclusion, even in the village.

Invest for Equality: Gender Lens Impact Investing

January 22, 2018

Investors can use a gender lens to deploy capital that advances a social good—gender equality—and earning a financial return simultaneously.

Ten years later: what has digital technology done for women’s financial inclusion?

January 15, 2018

Digital financial services has, in just the past ten years, changed the landscape of financial inclusion. But has it done much for women?

Banks, FinTechs and MFIs: Competitors or Co-Creators in Inclusive Financial Services for Women?

January 8, 2018

Players, new and old, are beginning to recognize their critical and interconnected roles in advancing women’s financial inclusion.

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